BARMING ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

 Chairman – Colin Wallsgrove.

 www.Barmara.org.uk

 Issue 165 August 2019


 Our meetings are held at Barming Village Hall on the 4th Friday of the month

 The next Meeting is on the 27th September Doors open at 1pm The Speaker will

 be Russell Bowes the subject will be, “Say it with Poison'' About Flowers

 Today’s Speaker is Mr John Styles, his subject, My Magic Life (magician)


 SIXTEENTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2019.

 AGENDA

1. Approval of Minutes of AGM held on Friday 24th August 2018

2. Chairman’s Annual Report.

3. Treasurer’s Annual Report.

4. Outings Annual Report.

5. Election of Officers – Chairman, Colin Wallsgrove. Honorary Secretary,

 Wendy Thorpe. and Honorary Membership Secretary , Brenda Sargent.

 These are standing for re-election. Honorary Treasurer, Laurie Moore

 is standing down. A nomination has been received for Peter Sargent

 to be Honorary Treasurer. No other nominations have been received.

6. Election of Committee Members – Ken Comber, John Grognet,

 Neil Kenwright, Maureen Kenwright, Laurie Moore, Dave Mayger,

 Gloria Rayment, Peter Sargent, and Maureen Smith are all standing for

 re-election. No other nominations have been received.

7. Appointment of Auditor.

8. Any Other Business.

 Closure Of Meeting.



 TRIPS FOR 2020

 NEW*******


‘HURRY HURRY TO BAG THE BARGAIN OF THE YEAR 2020. A FOUR DAY

HOLIDAY TO THE IMPERIAL HOTEL, EASTBOURNE HAS BEEN ARRANGED

FOR FRIDAY 14TH FEBRUARY UNTIL MONDAY 17TH FEBRUARY .

HALF BOARD INCLUDING COACH AND EXCURSIONS FOR THE SUM OF £129

SINGLE ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR £137.

PICK UP FANT LANE 10.30AM, BEVERLEY ROAD 10.40AM, TOP HEATH ROAD

10.45AM, MIDKENT SHOPS 11.00AM.

CONTACT GLORIA 720515.




It is with regret that we announce the passing of Peter Dickenson .

Peter was a keen supporter of the club and held the position of treasurer

for some time. We will miss him.

His cremation is on Friday 30th August at 1.15pm. at Vinters Park and

afterwards at the Grangemoor Hotel. Friends all welcome.


A big thank you for the suggestions that have been put in the box. The

Committee are perusing them at the moment to determine the viable

options, availability and time of year.


Monies for trips must be paid by cheque. This is to safeguard our trip

organisers when carrying takings to the bank


 TRIPS FOR 2019

 NEW

 Tuesday 27th August.

 A tranquil glide along the Medway from Maidstone to Allington locks

 With a commentary.

 Meet at the dock outside the Old Palace at 1.15pm for 1.30pm departure.

 Contact Mo 661498.


 NEW******

 Tuesday 17th September.

 John Constable’s Stour Valley.

 We have all seen the paintings now there is a chance to see Flatford Mill,

 and East Bergholt Place Known as “ The Cornish Garden In Suffolk”.

 The Tour price includes morning coffee and lunch at a fine country pub.

 We meet are Blue Badge Guide in East Bergholt, have morning coffee break

 we will also come back here for lunch. We then visit Flatford Mill which

 changed very little in 200 years –save for the lost elms. Back in Bergholt

 a roast beef or vegetarian nut roast lunch is served, desserts are optional

 if you wish to buy. We then move on to the 20 acre garden and arboretum

 to see the rambling roses and hydrangeas and all manner of wild flowers

 plants, and trees. There is also specialist plant centre in the Victorian

 walled garden and of course a café to visit before making our way home.

 Price £45 includes coffee, and one course lunch.

 Leave Allington 8.30am, Fant Lane 8.40am Beverley 8.50am.

 For more details contact Mo 661498.


 NEW****

 Wednesday 9th

 October.

 A trip has been arranged to see the Dolly Parton Show ‘9 to 5’ at the Savoy

 Theatre for a 2.30pm matinee performance. Price £45 incl, Coach, Stall or

 Front Circle seats. Monies to be paid by cheque at time of booking or

 soon after because of time restriction.

 Pick up. Fant Lane 10.30am, Beverley road 10.40am, Allington 11.00 am.

 Contact Gloria 720515.


 Thurs/Fri/ 21st/ 22nd November 

 A trip to Thursford to see the best xmas

 Show in the country. Stopping at Knights Hill Hotel, Kings Lynn

 Cost £190 includes Hotel,Dinner, Full English Breakfast, Show and Coach.

 Contact Mo 661498.


 IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN I’M AFRAID.

 ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE DUE IN SEPTEMBER.

 THE COMMITTEE HAVE DECIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

 WILL REMAIN AS LAST YEAR.

 FULL MEMBERS £8 AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS £5

 MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY BRENDA SARGENT WILL BE COLLECTING

 SUBSCRIPTIONS AT THE SEPTEMBER MEETING.


 ACTIVITIES.

RAMBLE

Monday 23rd September Mote Park.

THIS OUR ANNUAL CHARITY WALK FOR ALZHIEMERS PLEASE SUPPORT.

Meet in Mote Park at the Café at 10.30am . An easy walk approx. 1 mile

around the lake, lovely scenery and lots of wildlife to see.

Car parking is available £2. Contact Dorothy Tyler 726389.

CHARITY SPONSERSHIP FORMS AVAILABLE FROM KEN 720476.


TEN PIN BOWLING AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL, FAIRMEADOW CINEMA.

Dates for 2019/20 11am start. On Thursdays.

3rd October, 7th November, 5th December, 9th January 2020, 6th February,

5th March. Contact John Grognet 687415, 07742069527. grogjohn@aol.com


QUIZ NIGHT SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER AT BARMING VILLAGE HALL

START 7PM till 10pm BRING OWN DRINKS AND SNACKS.

TICKETS £5 AVAILABLE FROM BRENDA SARGENT AT JULY MEETING.

NOTE, THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS

PLEASE SUPPORT THIS EVENT .

PROCEEDS GO TOWARDS OUR NOMINATED CHARITY, ALZHIEMERS.



KURLING (JOHN 687415)

TA Centre Boxley Road

10am to 12 noon. Cost £1-50

Friday Dates.

20th Sept, 18th Oct, 15th Nov,

 13th Dec.


PETANQUE. (John 687415)

Redstart Pub, North Street.

Start 10am-12noon. No Cost.

Lunch/Coffee if Required.

Monday Dates.

16th Sep, 14th Oct.


COFFEE MORNING (Maureen 727066)

Barming Parish Hall

Mondays 10am to 12 noon Dates

2 Sep, 7 Oct,

4 Nov, 2 Dec.


ART GROUP (Sheila 728183)

Barming Parish Hall

10am to 12 noon

27th Aug, 3rd Sept, 10 Sept,

17th Sept, 1 Oct, 8th Oct,


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